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  1. #248 – A Guide to Top Beam Clamps for Fire Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems

    #248 – A Guide to Top Beam Clamps for Fire Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems
    Top beam clamps used to hang pipes in fire sprinkler and standpipe systems perform well in buildings with steel beams and other metal supports. Learn how they work, where they’re used, and what fire code requires.
  2. #247 – XT1 Fire Sprinklers and Accessories: The "Next Generation" of Viking Sprinklers

    #247 – XT1 Fire Sprinklers and Accessories: The "Next Generation" of Viking Sprinklers
    What do Viking’s new fire sprinklers, head guards, escutcheons, and water shields offer that earlier models don't? QRFS looks at the Viking XT1 fire sprinkler platform, discussing product design, cross-compatibility between old and new products, and purchasing and identification tips.
  3. #246 – Fire Pump Component Testing: NFPA 25 Annual Fire Pump Tests, Part 2

    #246 – Fire Pump Component Testing: NFPA 25 Annual Fire Pump Tests, Part 2
    QRFS finishes its two-part series on annual fire pump testing with requirements for testing the specific components of fire pumps.
  4. #245 – The Fire Pump Flow Test: NFPA 25 Requirements for Fire Pump Tests, Part 1

    #245 – The Fire Pump Flow Test: NFPA 25 Requirements for Fire Pump Tests, Part 1
    QRFS takes a comprehensive, step-by-step look at the detailed guidelines for performing annual fire pump flow tests in NFPA 25.
  5. #244 – Does My Fire Extinguisher Need a Cover or “Cover Bag"?

    #244 – Does My Fire Extinguisher Need a Cover or “Cover Bag"?
    Vinyl and plastic cover bags keep fire extinguishers protected. Learn about NFPA code requirements, uses and sizing guidelines for fire extinguisher covers.
  6. #243 – The Water Hero P-100 Reviews, Uses, and Installation

    #243 – The Water Hero P-100 Reviews, Uses, and Installation
    The Water Hero P-100 offers home leak detection for houses with 3/4” & 1” water mains. Learn what reviewers say and how to install one with this guide.
  7. #242 – UL Listed and FM Approvals: Which Listings Matter for Fire Protection Under NFPA 13?

    #242 – UL Listed and FM Approvals: Which Listings Matter for Fire Protection Under NFPA 13?
    Many fire protection items are listed, approved, or certified—but what do they really mean? Learn about UL listings, FM approvals, & other certifications.
  8. #241 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 10: Trip Testing the Dry Pipe Valve

    #241 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 10: Trip Testing the Dry Pipe Valve
    Learn the steps, components, and key considerations involved in dry pipe sprinkler system trip tests that are detailed in NFPA 25.
  9. #240 – Pitot Gauges: How Do I Calculate the PSI to GPM Conversion?

    #240 – Pitot Gauges: How Do I Calculate the PSI to GPM Conversion?
    QRFS makes using a pitot gauge to calculate gallons per minute simple: convert PSI to GPM manually or with this convenient online calculator.
  10. #239 – Fire in Space: If Star Trek’s Fire Protection Technology Were Real

    #239 – Fire in Space: If Star Trek’s Fire Protection Technology Were Real
    QRFS explores real fire in space and the technology of Star Trek, looking forward to a future where fire safety goes where it has never gone before.